Committee List

The work of AUPresses Committees and Task Forces, staffed by volunteer members, is essential to the Association. Browse Committees of the BoardCommittees of the Association, and Task Forces below to learn more about the charges, roster, and projects of each.

Committees of the Board

Admissions & Standards Committee
Dennis Lloyd, Wisconsin, Chair

Audit Committee
Donna Shear, Nebraska, Chair

Nominating Committee
Nicole Mitchell, Washington, Chair


Committees of the Association

Acquisitions Editorial Committee
Beth Bouloukos, Lever, Chair

Advocacy Committee
Meredith Babb, Florida, Chair

Annual Meeting Program Committee—Detroit 2019
Mary Francis, Michigan, Chair

Annual Meeting Program Committee-Seattle 2020
Laurie Matheson, Illinois, Chair

Annual Meeting Program Committee-Montréal 2021

Book, Jacket, and Journal Show Committee
Joel W. Coggins, Pittsburgh, Chair

Business Systems Committee
Brad Hebel, Columbia, Chair

Digital Publishing Committee
Bonnie Russell, Wayne State, Chair

Editorial, Design & Production Committee
Kelly Finefrock Creed, Alabama, Chair

Equity, Justice & Inclusion Committee
Gita Manaktala, MIT, Co-Chair
Brian Halley, Massachusetts, Co-Chair

Faculty Outreach Committee
Ilene Kalish, NYU, Chair

Intellectual Property & Copyright Committee
Bryan Birchmeier, Michigan, Chair

Investment Committee
Robbie Dircks, North Carolina, Chair

Journals Committee
Emily Taylor, Ohio State, Chair

Library Relations Committee
Liz Hamilton, Northwestern, Chair

Marketing Committee
Kathryn Pitts, Notre Dame, Chair

Professional Development Committee
Christine Thorsteinsson, Harvard, Chair


Task Forces

Diversity and Inclusion Task Force
Gita Manaktala, MIT; Larin McLaughlin, Washington, Chairs

Task Force on Gender, Equity, and Cultures of Respect
Christie Henry, Princeton, Chair

Open Access Task Force
Erich van Rijn, California, Chair

Task Force on Operating Statistics
Darrin Pratt, Colorado, Chair

Research Task Force
Elizabeth Windsor, Project MUSE, Chair

University Press Week Task Force
Colleen Lanick, Harvard, Chair